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Motorcycle Riding Tips

Motorcycle Riding Tips; a collection of articles, tips and videos to help you become a better rider. Riding a motorcycle well is a life long learning process. For me one of the joys of riding a motorcycle is constantly working to improve my skills and knowledge. Here are a collection of articles and videos that will help make you a better rider. These are written by Kevin Morris a MSF certified Rider Coach in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, some tips are by other experts in the field. Our goal is to improve your riding and safety on a motorcycle.Do you have some riding tips you want to share? Join RiderGroups.com and share them in the forum.

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Rest in peace David Holmes

Rest in peace David Holmes

As a motorcyclist, husband, father and MSF (Motorcycle Safety Foundation) instructor this is a very difficult video for me to watch and it has been a very difficult article for me to write. However, I believe it is one that…

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Check your motorcycle’s VIN online

Check your motorcycle’s VIN online

All motorcycles and cars sold in the U.S. have a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) assigned to them. The VIN is a unique 17 character identifier that is located on the engine, frame, title and various other parts of the motorcycle.…

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Colorado Motorcycle Road Trip Plans

Colorado Motorcycle Road Trip Plans

See the latest info on my Colorado Road Trip and follow in real time  It’s time to get out and stretch the legs on this Valkyrie. I plan on leaving out the morning of July 19th and will be gone…

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Pro Rider Dallas, TX

Pro Rider Dallas, TX

advanced motorcycle skills taught by Motor Officers Riding a motorcycle is a perishable skill.  If you don’t continue to practice avoidance skills and proper riding technique you will slowly loose the ability to perform them when the time demands it.…

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A simple philosophy:

A simple philosophy:

Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. Yesterday was one of the best days I have ever spent on a motorcycle. It was not good because of what I was riding, it was not good because of…

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Ducati Motorcycle Airbag Jacket

Ducati Motorcycle Airbag Jacket

Ducati is making a bit of a stir with a new motorcycle airbag jacket that is linked to the new Ducati Multistrada. Airbags in the jacket deploy when the motorcycle senses a crash or fall over. Ducati is making the…

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The Ultimate Off-Road Motorcycle

The Ultimate Off-Road Motorcycle

That you can pack in a suit case.

I have no idea what this thing is…but I think I need it. Check out this Russian made “motorcycle” and see what it can do.Can it float? Is it two wheel drive? Can you lift it? Does it disassemble…

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Improve your riding skills online

Improve your riding skills online

Spring is right around the corner and it is time to sharpen some of those motorcycle skills. It is not often that you get quality training without having to pay for it, unless of course you count RiderGroups Riding Tips…

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Lotus c-01 Motorcycle

Lotus c-01 Motorcycle

A few months ago rumors started swirling about a new motorcycle from Lotus.  Well, an official announcement and photos have now been released. Lotus C-01 MSRP The release price for the new Lotus c-01 has not been released yet. But,…

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Are motorcycle riders happier people?

Are motorcycle riders happier people?

Does riding a motorcycle make you a happier person than the average? If you commute on a motorcycle this study seems to suggest it does. 60,200 people completed a survey that said those who commute by motorcycle are more satisfied…

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My “new” 1999 Honda Valkyrie

My “new” 1999 Honda Valkyrie

If you follow RiderGroups closely, you are probably aware that I have been looking at Adventure Bikes lately–most notably the Triumph Tiger 800.  So, how did I end up on 1999 Honda Valkyrie?  I posted an article a few weeks…

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How safe is your helmet?  New CRASH test study.

How safe is your helmet? New CRASH test study.

Australia recently released it’s own helmet crash test study for motorcycle helmets called, CRASH.  While the list of helmets is not exhaustive yet, more are being added, it does provide feedback on several brands and styles of helmets. Not surprising…

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Yamaha Super Tenere Owner’s Review

Yamaha Super Tenere Owner’s Review

Flashback- Spring ’12: My other half & I went to our local YamaHonda dealer on a invite to participate in one of their ‘ride to dinner ‘ events. All interested gather near closing time with bikes at the ready and…

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Alpinestars….ST-1 Drystar glove

Alpinestars….ST-1 Drystar glove

I picked up a set of these from the local scooter shop this weekend and did get to put some miles on them once the weather cleared up some. My view of these is fairly positive. Fit & Materials Fit…

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AVG AX-8 Dual Evo Helmet Review

AVG AX-8 Dual Evo Helmet Review

Good one here! Price: Retail is a bit pricey as far as it goes but if you scour places like Ebay and other such brokers, you just might hit a deal. Fit: I didnt have a big selection to choose…

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